Lake Elkhorn Dam Inspection this Month

The Columbia Association (CA) will be lowering the water level of Lake Elkhorn, located in the village of Owen Brown, to perform an engineering inspection of the dam spillway weir (a small overflow dam). The purpose of the inspection is to evaluate existing conditions for future dam renovations to stabilize the concrete spillway.

The water level drawdown process will take approximately four to six days, and CA anticipates that sections of the shoreline and lake bottom may be exposed for a short period. The actual inspection will take less than one day and, once completed, the lake water levels will begin to revert to normal. The drawdown is scheduled to occur later this month.

If you have any questions, please contact the CA Open Space Management Office at 410-312-6330.

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